"My laptop broke two weeks ago, and it has my resumé on it. It’ll cost $300–$400 to fix, which is an unimaginable amount of money right now."
A Kroger employee in Ohio says his "hero pay" didn't mask the fact that he was risking his life for a few bucks an hour. And now, even that's going away.
In a strip mall in a small Oklahoma city, a treasure of software and hardware sits gathering dust.
The "ethical" clothing retailer recently claimed to workers that its "team connection" was "stronger than ever."
Owners of vape shops argue that their stores are just as "essential" as the businesses that sell cigarettes.
Dov Charney's new retail company is one of several pivoting toward producing personal protective gear under unclear government guidelines.
"This heartbreaking decision was a last resort in extraordinary times," the founders said in an email.
The ethical clothing brand has been touting its commitment to workers. Just not these exact workers.
"This is a devastating situation in which to find ourselves," the company's CEO wrote to staff in a letter obtained by VICE.
Frustrated Retail Workers at Everlane Say They Were Prohibited from Discussing Wages, Working Conditions
The clothing company touts "radical transparency," but their New York-based retail workers say that doesn't apply to them.